Kansas City Royals 2024 Top MLB Prospects


Image credit: Blake Mitchell (Photo by Tracy Proffitt/Four Seam Images)

The top of the Royals system is headlined by Blake Mitchell, who is seen as a valuable commodity as a lefthanded-hitting catcher with plus raw power.

Today, we’re unveiling the 10 best prospects in the Royals system entering 2024. Bill Mitchell is hosting a chat at 2 p.m. ET to discuss the state of Kansas City’s farm system.

Royals Top 10 Prospects

See the 10 best prospects in the Royals system, including brand new scouting reports for every player.

Below, you can also find a projected lineup in 2027 and the prospects with the best scouting tools in the system.

Projected 2027 Lineup

Catcher: Blake Mitchell (22)
First Base: Vinnie Pasquantino (29)
Second Base: Michael Massey (29)
Third Base: Cayden Wallace (25)
Shortstop: Bobby Witt Jr. (27)
Left Field: Nick Loftin (28)
Center Field: Kyle Isbel (30)
Right Field: Gavin Cross (26)
Designated Hitter: MJ Melendez (28)

No. 1 Starter: Cole Ragans (29)
No. 2 Starter: Brady Singer (30)
No. 3 Starter: Daniel Lynch (30)
No. 4 Starter: Frank Mozzicato (24)
No. 5 Starter: Anthony Veneziano (29)
Closer: Carlos Hernandez (30)

Listed below are the prospects with the best tools within the organization. To go directly to Kansas City’s Top 10, click here.

Best Tools

Best Hitter for Average: Javier Vaz
Best Power Hitter: Gavin Cross
Best Strike-Zone Discipline: Carter Jensen
Fastest Baserunner: Tyler Tolbert
Best Athlete: Austin Charles
Best Fastball: Mason Barnett
Best Curveball: Eric Cerantola
Best Slider: John McMillon
Best Changeup: Ben Kudrna
Best Control: Steven Zobac
Best Defensive Catcher: Blake Mitchell
Best Defensive Infielder: Daniel Vazquez
Best Infield Arm: Trevor Werner
Best Defensive Outfielder: Carson Roccaforte
Best Outfield Arm: Henry Ramos

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